Genealogy Projects tagged with Chicago on the Geni Family Tree

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  • University of Chicago

    University of Chicago The University of Chicago ( U of C , UChicago , or simply Chicago ) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the American Baptist Education Society with a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Sr. , the University of Chicago was incorporated in 1890; William Rainey Harper became the university's first president in ...

  • Chicago White Sox (MLB)

    The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox are members of the American League (AL) Central division in Major League Baseball (MLB) . The White Sox play their home games at U.S. Cellular Field. They are one of two major league clubs in Chicago; the other is the Chicago Cubs, who are a member of the National League ...

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  • Lake County, Indiana, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, IN.

  • Northwestern University

    University=Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar. Home to twelve schools and colleges, Northwestern offers 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees.Northwestern was founded in 1851 by John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston is named, and eight other lawye...

  • Chicago Cubs (MLB)

    The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a members of the National League (NL) Central division; the team plays its home baseball games at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are also one of two active major league teams based in Chicago; the other is the Chicago White Sox, who are a member...

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  • Chicago ,Cook County, Illinois

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois . The name "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum, from the Miami-Illinois language. The first known reference to the site of the current city of Chicago as "Checagou" was by Robert de LaSalle around 1679 in a memoir. ...

  • Eestlased Chicagos - Chicago Estonians

    Siia projekti kogume kõik eestlased kes on Chicagos või selle ümbruses elanud mõnda aega, tegutsenud eesti organisatsioonides ja osalenud eestipärastel üritustel. Nende hulgas: Chicago Eesti Maja (Estonian House of Chicago) Chicago Eesti Selts Põhja Illinois Eestlaste Koondis EELK Chicago Esimene Kogudus EELK Chicago Pauluse Kogudus Kesk - Lääne Eesti Noorte Koondis (KLENK) Chicag...

  • DePaul University

    Wikipedia DePaul University is a private university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the Vincentians in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th-century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. In 1998, it became the largest Catholic university by enrollment in the United States. Following in the footsteps of its founders, DePaul places special emphasis on recruiting first-generation stu...

  • Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

    The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled Black Hawks before 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have won six Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926, and they are the current Stanley Cup Champions. The Blackhawk...

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  • Chicago-Kent College of Law

    Wikipedia Chicago-Kent College of Law is a law school affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology. It is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois. Its trial advocacy program is ranked in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report as the fourth best program in the country. According to Chicago-Kent's 2014 American Bar Association-required disclosures, 85% of the 2014 class secured a ...

  • Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL)

    The team played its first games in 1876 as the Chicago Stockings, a founding member of the National League (NL) , eventually becoming known officially as the Chicago Cubs for the 1903 season. Chicago Cubs (1903–present) Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL) Chicago Colts (1890–1897) (NL) Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

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  • Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

    The team played its first games in 1876 as the Chicago Stockings, a founding member of the National League (NL) , eventually becoming known officially as the Chicago Cubs for the 1903 season. Chicago Cubs (1903–present) Chicago Orphans (1898–1902) (NL) Chicago Colts (1890–1897) (NL) Chicago White Stockings (1876–1889) (NL)

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  • Chicago State University

    Wikipedia Chicago State University (CSU) is a state university of the U.S. state of Illinois, located in Chicago. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Notable Alumni

  • Hull House

    Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located on the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named after the original house's first owner Charles Jerald Hull) opened to recently arrived European immigrants. By 1911, Hull House had grown to 13 buildings. In 1912 the Hull House complex was completed with...

  • Economic Thought - Chicago School

    < BACK . Gary Becker Eugene Fama Milton Friedman (1912-2006) James Heckman Frank H. Knight Robert Lucas, Jr . Harry Markowitz Merton Miller Edward C. Prescott Myron Scholes George Stigler Jacob Viner

  • Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (1884) (Baseball)

    The Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies (also known as Chicago/Pittsburgh) were a short-lived professional baseball team in the Union Association of 1884. They were to battle the Chicago White Stockings, of the National League, for the Chicago baseball market, however the Browns lost that battle to the White Stockings. After a Baltimore mattress maker gave the club a degree of financial support, ...

  • Chicago Whales (1914-1915) (Federal League)

    The Chicago Whales were a professional baseball team based in Chicago. They played in the Federal League, a short-lived "third Major League", in 1914 and 1915. They originally lacked a formal nickname, and were known simply as the "Chicago Federals" (or "Chi-Feds") to distinguish them from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox.

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  • Chicago Haymarket Affair

    Chicago Haymarket Affair (aka Haymarket Massacre , Haymarket Riot , Haymarket Incident , Haymarket tragedy ) is the labour demonstration and the subsequent repressions of anarchists, communists, and other unionists that was sparked by the the bombing during the demonstration. People involved Albert Richard Parsons Samuel Fielden Timeline of the events Prior events 1884-Oct - F...

  • Chicago Bears (NFL)

    The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Bears have won nine NFL Championships and one Super Bowl and hold the NFL record for the most enshrinees in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the most retired jersey numbers. The Bears have a...

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  • Chicago Addis Family

    Looking for information on the Addis family, originally from Russia or Poland, who settled in Chicago in the late 1800s/early 1900s.

  • MEDNIKOV / MEDNIKOPFF / KOPFF

    I am searching for relatives and ancestors who lived in and around Kiev. The farthest back I can go is to my third great grandfather Aaron HaCohen Mednikopff or, more likely Mednikopff. He had a sister, Tuba or Taube. He was married twice, and his second wife was Hannah. She died in 1913. I have no dates for Aaron. Hannah and Aaron lived in Kiev, and had seven children: Usher (1840-1930s), Mi...